In January 5th to 7th, there was a visit by Mrs Nicole M. Crawford Curator, from Wyoming University USA who serves on the Board of the Association of Academic Museum and Galleries. Her aim was to visit our Museum of Con-temporary Tibetan Art, before she flies back to India, Dharamsala, for the Ti-bet Museum there. She gave a lecture to our audience. shared with us all her knowledge and experience about Galleries and Museums.
On the 19th Tashi and Team travelled to the capital of Czech Republic, Brno, in order to participate In the Co camera Cestovzatelském Festival. Motivated by the big clock, a Landmark sculpture of the main square of the city, Tashi at his Live Painting Performance depicted an image suggesting a Buddhist Ti-betan Stupa, yet the Pillars of Tibet, as well as the Shiva Lingam in the Indi-an culture, the symbol of fertility. His piece of Art accepted with enthusiasm the society of this city, is embracing the western and eastern culture trans-forming time at Brno’s clock into Buddha’s speech!
On the 24th Tashi Norbu and Team visited Leitomischl (85 ml east of Prague) in the Czech Republic. The Mayor's of the town invited Tashi to the "Smeta-nova Litomyšl" Festival of next year, for a live painting performance and ex-hibition of his Art. The Festival will be held at the Chateau-type Castle com-plex of Leitonisch which is A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tashi is hon-ored that he will take part to this festival of the historical town; It is Musical and Art festival attended by 30,000 Peoples annually. His Art Exhibition will start on June and it will stay there up to the end of touristic season on September.